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Posted on: August 9, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Community Invited to Free Screening of “RBG” at ELPL on Wednesday, Aug. 15

EAST LANSING, Mich. – As part of the 2018 One Book, One Community program, the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL), 950 Abbot Road, will host a screening of “RBG” – a documentary that traces the barrier-busting career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg – on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

Using archival footage, the film follows Ginsburg’s unique personal journey from a brainy Brooklynite to the nation’s highest court. At the age of 85, Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy, while also becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. What emerges from the film is a portrait of a person who has used her legal career to fight for women and minorities.

The film was co-produced by CNN Films and Storyville Films with Magnolia Pictures and Participant Media. It was directed by Betsy West and Julie Cohen. The film is rated PG with a run time of 97 minutes. For more information about the film, visit

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